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stars. jeffrey canada is ceo of the harlem children's zone, whose public charter schools educate ki kids from birth through colleges. last night, you spoke in terms of the nation, almost in terms of national security. >> you know, this is the problem we have, brian. we're the only remaining superpower in the world and we're moving towards a third world education system for our kids. the two things don't equate. i see people and they're trying to hold onto the status quo, acting like the kids are doing great. we're not in the top ten, not even in the top 20 anymore and this is a crisis for this nation. we need to do something dramatic to change this. pretending that we can keep doing what failed for 10, 20, 30 years is a disaster waiting to happen in america. >> lester touched on this. the film is largely about charter schools. that's really the -- they're red hot right now and that's if hot button. what do you like to remind people about charter schools? >> we have to start with the public schools. these are public schools that aren't controlled by these usual rules and regulations. ofte
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